Folklore, myths & legends

    Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

    By Nina Lyon

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    Paperback £7.85

    Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times? An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guises.

    Dancing with Trees: Eco-Tales from the British Isles

    By Allison Galbraith

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    Paperback £8.45

    Richly illustrated with thirty original drawings, these enchanting tales will appeal to everyone interested in nature and in environmental conservation and will be enjoyed by readers, storytellers and listeners time and again.

    Legendary Ireland

    By Eithne Massey

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    This beautiful book visits twenty-eight richly atmospheric sites and tells the mythological stories associated with them. Illustrated with evocative photographs and older etchings and prints, it draws the reader back into history and myth.

    Gef!: The Strange Tale of an Extra-Special Talking Mongoose

    By Christopher Josiffe

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    Paperback £12.65

    An exhaustive investigation of the case of Gef, a "talking mongoose" or "man-weasel," who appeared to a family living on the Isle of Man.


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    Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths

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    Hardback £18.66

    The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories--from myths and fairy tales to jokes Captured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who...

    Oregon Myths and Legends

    By Jim Yuskavitch

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    From the mysterious disappearance of hijacker D.B. Cooper to persistent rumors of bigfoot, this selection of fourteen stories from Oregon's past explores some of the Beaver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

    Big Pile of Blarney

    By Colin Murphy

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    Hardback £7.25

    The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful and non-stop stories is a little thing called `blarney', or `the gift of the gab'. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself?

    Welsh Folk Tales

    By Peter Stevenson

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    Hardback £10.25

    Welsh Folk Tales

    Norse Myths

    By Carolyne Larrington

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    Hardback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    An exhilarating introduction to the vivid, violent, boisterous world of the Norse myths, and their cultural legacy, in an attractive and handy format.

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